The volunteer crew of Ramsey RNLI were called out on Tuesday afternoon after a fishing boat lost its steering.

Launching from the town’s beach, the RNLI were called out by the crew of the 10 foot fishing boat when it was around four miles north-north-west of the Point of Ayre.

On reaching the boat under the command of Coxswain Mark Kenyon, upon reached the boat it was clear that neither of the two people onboard needed any personal assistance.

The fishing boat was taken under tow by the Ruby Clery to Ramsey harbour where it arrived at 3.50pm.

Coxswain Mark Kenyon said: ‘The vessel and her experienced crew were on a delivery passage when the unfortunate breakdown occurred. Even the best preparations cannot rule out all eventualities.’

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